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Senior Healthcare Assistant

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Main area
Heamodialysis
Grade
3
Contract
Permanent
Hours
30 hours per week
Job ref
185-A-19-77505
Town
Torbay
Salary
£18,813 - £20,795 per annum
Closing
24/09/2019 23:59

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our friendly nurse led team at the South Devon Satellite Kidney Unit. Recenlty rated "outstanding" by CQC, we are a 24 station haemodialysis unit based on the edge of Torbay, surrounded by the beautiful South Devon Coast and the rolling Dartmoor hills. We provide regular life- sustaining treatment for over 100 patients in this locality, as part of the Royal Devon and Exeter Renal Unit. Supported by regular visits from our Consultants, Dieticians and specialist nurses based at the main unit in Exeter, and a Specialist Clinical Practice Educator to support you through a supernumerary training period acquiring the necessary skills.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and driven individual who will relish this diverse and in-depth role as an integral part of a service striving to deliver excellent care through regular audit and involvement in research, and promote patient independence through self and shared care. With a variety of specialist areas, an acute ward, day-case unit, and home therapies programme, there are many opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge. We will guide you through a career pathway which could lead to Associate Nurse Practitioner roles and further.

We are one of 4 satellite units for the Royal Devon and Exeter Renal unit, with locations based in Honiton and Exeter. Travel is occasionally required therefore a drivers licence is essential for this post, and access to a vehicle is preferable. Our shifts are 7.30-18.30 or 12.00 to 23.00 Monday through to Saturday, dialysis units are closed on Sundays.

Our vision is to provide safe, high quality seamless services delivered with courtesy and respect. To achieve our vision we expect all our staff to uphold our Trust values. Our Trust values are: Honesty, Openness & Integrity Fairness Inclusion & Collaboration Respect & Dignity

***Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.***

DUE TO THE ANTICIPATED HIGH NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POST WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CLOSE THE VACANCY BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE.

This is an INTERNAL vacancy for RD&E staff. BANK WORKERS ARE CURRENTLY NOT ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR THIS VACANCY

Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Sam Timmins samantha.timmins@nhs.net 01392 405870

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Address
Personnel Reception
Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Trust
Wonford
Barrack Road
Exeter
Devon
EX2 5DW
Telephone
01392 403936 or 403758